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Pelé, who rose from a Brazilian ghetto to turn into the world’s most noteworthy soccer player, passes on at 82

Experiencing childhood in Brazil, Edson Arantes do Nascimento so detested the counter-intuitive moniker his elementary school close companions used to prod him that he would battle anybody who thought for even a second to refer to him as “Pelé.” Before he had turned into a grown-up, nonetheless, the kid had transformed the insult into a […]